Orthopedist and director of iQtra Medicina Avanzada
In 2003 Dr. Angel Villamor sets in motion the opening of this center: a multidisciplinary medical service composed of orthopedicians, sports doctors, clinical psychologists, technical assistance nurses, physiotherapists and podiatrists, leaders in the treatment of the musculoskeletal system pathologies and Sports Medicine. The philosophy of the team pursues excellence in health care, combining professional experts, research, the most innovative medical advances, preventive medicine and minimally invasive surgical protocols.
Ángel Villamor, PhD in Medicine by the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid (UAM), specialist in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery by the Dexeus University Institute of Barcelona and a Master’s Degree in microsurgery at the Clinic University of Navarra. Since 1996, develops and applies his speciality, particularlly, arthroscopic surgery on the knee, shoulder, ankle and hip, microsurgery of the hand, and hip and knee prostheses by minimally invasive surgery.
Along with the team of specialists of iQtra Medicina Avanzada, Dr. Villamor, is a pioneer in the treatment of injuries in elite athletes, various professionals from the world of motorcycling, horse riding, bullfighting among sports. Given this fact, the team has been able to use the same surgical techniques and advanced recovery methods in 100% of patients treated in iQtra in the recent years.
Every type of treatment and all surgical techniques used by Dr. Angel Villamor, aim to achieve every patient’s complete recovery in the shortest period of time. For this purpose, he recommends preventive medicine and performs minimally invasive surgery, being a pioneer in the implementation of joint arthroscopic surgery and minimally invasive techniques for hip and knee replacements.
Since 2001, Dr. Villamor investigates and applies tissue recovery treatments, such as hyaluronic acid and Plasma Rich in Growth Factors (PRGF). In October 2006, he began to treat clinical cases using autologous adult stem cells, carrying out this application for the first time in Spain, to consolidate a complex femur fracture. In September 2007, he began to treat shock femoro-acetabular by arthroscopic surgery, which means bringing the minimally invasive surgery to the preventive treatment of certain cases of premature osteoarthritis, in very young patients.
In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, he was a professor at the workshop CONMED-Linvatec on hip arthroscopic surgery, held in Frankfurt. Since 2012, apart from participating as a professor, he became the director of the course.
His interest in leading the vanguard of its specialty, encouraged him to perform surgical stays with outstanding specialists of the orthopedics field, which provide him with knowledge to study and treat diseases that affect the musculoskeletal system.
His participation and collaboration in media as well as the altruistic work he does by writting his medical blog are intended to educate people to take care of their health and their environment.
Dr. Villamor is also a member of the Advisory Council of the Program Alumni UAM, at the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid.
In June 2018, Dr. Villamor was included in the list ranking the best 100 specialist doctors in Spain, released by Spanish online newspaper El Español.
Academic Teaching and Training.
2016-2010 CONMED-Linvatec, Frankfurt (Germany) – Director of the hip arthroscopic surgery workshop
2016 – AAOS Annual Meeting, Orlando (Florida, USA)
2016-2009 – Santander International Orthop Meeting
2015 – «Sponsorship, Auto Racing and Keys To Your Sports Career», organized by the Women’s Commission and the Royal Spanish Federation of Motorsports.
2015 – Porto Hip Meeting, III CHEDV Orthopedic Surgery Service Days in Porto (Portugal)
2015 – Surgical Techniques for COT, organised by MSD: Videoconference «arthroscopic surgery of the hip. What you need to know to address an impingement».
2015 – TEDxGranVía «¿La vocación se aprehende?» (Is vocation apprehended?)
2014 – Masterclass in Hip Arthroscopic Surgery, Hospital Nisa Pardo Aravaca (Madrid). Surgery of impingement and presentations (Live).
2011 – III Nycomed-Takeda Masterclass in arthroscopic surgery of the hip, USP Hospital San Jose (Madrid). Shock femoracetabular Surgery (Live).